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MJT wrote:

> Martin Stower wrote:
>
> > Vyse was quoting Hill when he wrote that.
>
> Hello Martin,
>
> Thanks for the clarification/correction. :)
>
> While you're here, do you have any thoughts on the question of
> whether or not the piece of iron goes back to the building of
> the Pyramid?
>
> Regards,
>
> Robin

No new thoughts. It’s all on here somewhere. I used to think that the iron went back that far, but after having read all of the followups in (I think it was) Historical Metallurgy, the piece seems more consistent with medieval manufacture.

It was only Hill witnessed the discovery. The others made judgements based on what he told them. Perring’s statement in particular is guarded and conditional.

M.


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Re: Early Dynastic Technology. 278 Scott Creighton 02-Apr-15 09:38
Re: Early Dynastic Technology. 517 Jon Ellison 02-Apr-15 09:49
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Re: Early Dynastic Technology. 252 cladking 02-Apr-15 15:39
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Re: Early Dynastic Technology. 220 DScribr 05-Apr-15 00:32
Re: Early Dynastic Technology. 261 Jon Ellison 05-Apr-15 00:40
Re: Early Dynastic Technology can stand up to the speculators. 262 DScribr 05-Apr-15 16:55
Re: Early Dynastic Technology can stand up to the speculators. 264 Jon Ellison 05-Apr-15 17:18
Re: Early Dynastic Technology can stand up to the speculators. 249 DScribr 05-Apr-15 19:04
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Re: Early Dynastic Technology can stand up to the speculators. 238 DScribr 06-Apr-15 06:07
Re: Early Dynastic Technology can stand up to the speculators. 293 MJT 05-Apr-15 20:04
Re: Early Dynastic Technology can stand up to the speculators. 261 Jon Ellison 05-Apr-15 21:05
Re: Early Dynastic Technology can stand up to the speculators. 290 DScribr 06-Apr-15 06:19
Re: Early Dynastic Technology can stand up to the speculators. 317 Jon Ellison 06-Apr-15 09:27
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Re: Early Dynastic Technology can stand up to the speculators. 263 Martin Stower 08-Apr-15 20:30
Re: Early Dynastic Technology can stand up to the speculators. 223 MJT 08-Apr-15 21:32
Re: Early Dynastic Technology can stand up to the speculators. 248 Martin Stower 08-Apr-15 23:40
Re: Early Dynastic Technology. 211 Origyptian 05-Apr-15 06:06
Early Dynastic Technology Built Pyramids 277 DScribr 05-Apr-15 17:03
Re: Early Dynastic Technology Built Pyramids 254 Origyptian 06-Apr-15 04:57
Re: Early Dynastic Technology Built Pyramids....'growing evidence' 258 DScribr 06-Apr-15 06:32
Re: Early Dynastic Technology Built Pyramids....'growing evidence' 228 Origyptian 06-Apr-15 14:29
Re: Early Dynastic Technology Built Pyramids....'growing evidence' 304 Jon Ellison 06-Apr-15 14:38
Re: Early Dynastic Technology Built Pyramids....'growing evidence' 274 Origyptian 06-Apr-15 16:43
Re: Early Dynastic Technology Built Pyramids....'growing evidence' 275 Jon Ellison 06-Apr-15 16:51
Re: Early Dynastic Technology Built Pyramids....'growing evidence' 225 DScribr 06-Apr-15 14:55
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Re: Denial of the evidence... 266 Jon Ellison 06-Apr-15 15:47
Sinister... 287 Ratcho 06-Apr-15 18:11
Re: Sinister... 247 Origyptian 06-Apr-15 18:20
Re: Sinister... 281 MJT 06-Apr-15 18:55
Re: Sinister... 235 Ratcho 06-Apr-15 19:49
Re: Sinister... 197 MJT 06-Apr-15 23:01
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Re: Sinister... 217 Jon Ellison 07-Apr-15 08:25
Re: Sinister... 244 MJT 07-Apr-15 11:26
Re: Sinister... 235 Jon Ellison 07-Apr-15 11:48
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Re: The lack of perfection... 255 Jon Ellison 08-Apr-15 10:26
Re: The lack of perfection... 270 Jon Ellison 08-Apr-15 12:13
Re: The lack of perfection... 243 MJT 08-Apr-15 14:19
Re: The lack of perfection... 177 Jon Ellison 08-Apr-15 14:24
Re: The lack of perfection... 211 Corpuscles 08-Apr-15 16:46
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Re: Not contributing to discussion 221 MJT 08-Apr-15 19:53
Re: Not contributing to discussion 239 Jon Ellison 08-Apr-15 20:07
Re: Not contributing to discussion 250 MJT 08-Apr-15 20:50
Re: Not contributing to discussion 239 Jon Ellison 08-Apr-15 20:52
Re: Not contributing to discussion 280 MJT 08-Apr-15 21:05
Re: Not contributing to discussion 256 Jon Ellison 08-Apr-15 21:12
Re: Not contributing to discussion 289 MJT 08-Apr-15 21:47
Re: Not contributing to discussion 226 Jon Ellison 08-Apr-15 23:25
Re: Not contributing to discussion 247 Jon Ellison 09-Apr-15 02:05
Re: The lack of perfection... 288 Corpuscles 08-Apr-15 17:46
Re: The lack of perfection... 241 Jon Ellison 08-Apr-15 18:09
Re: Sinister... 262 Frank D 07-Apr-15 10:43
Re: Sinister... 299 Ratcho 07-Apr-15 15:22
Re: Sinister... 204 Archae Solenhofen 07-Apr-15 16:31
Re: Sinister... 211 Origyptian 07-Apr-15 16:37
Re: Sinister... 327 Archae Solenhofen 07-Apr-15 17:14
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Re: Sinister... 254 Archae Solenhofen 07-Apr-15 18:21
Re: Sinister... 294 Jon Ellison 07-Apr-15 18:36
Re: Sinister... 298 Archae Solenhofen 07-Apr-15 19:01
Re: Sinister... 241 Jon Ellison 07-Apr-15 19:10
Re: Sinister... 257 Archae Solenhofen 07-Apr-15 19:42
Re: Sinister... 245 Jon Ellison 07-Apr-15 19:54
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Re: Sinister... 298 Jon Ellison 07-Apr-15 20:32
Re: Sinister... 234 Archae Solenhofen 07-Apr-15 20:46
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Re: Sinister... 296 Archae Solenhofen 07-Apr-15 21:31
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Re: Sinister... 178 Archae Solenhofen 07-Apr-15 22:57
Re: Sinister... 227 Jon Ellison 07-Apr-15 23:03
Re: Sinister... 209 Archae Solenhofen 08-Apr-15 00:43
Re: Sinister... 223 Jon Ellison 07-Apr-15 20:12
Re: Sinister... 215 Corpuscles 07-Apr-15 20:41
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Re: Sinister... 237 Archae Solenhofen 07-Apr-15 18:50
Re: Sinister... 250 Origyptian 07-Apr-15 23:23
Re: Sinister... 222 Jon Ellison 07-Apr-15 23:27
Re: Sinister... 201 Origyptian 07-Apr-15 23:38
Re: Sinister... 203 Jon Ellison 07-Apr-15 23:48
Re: Sinister... 159 MJT 08-Apr-15 11:43
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What to make of this...? 218 Ratcho 06-Apr-15 18:42
Re: again priceless!!! 258 charly 06-Apr-15 21:29
Debunking 225 Ratcho 07-Apr-15 15:15
Re: Debunking 217 charly 07-Apr-15 19:00
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Re: priceless re-evaluation 263 charly 07-Apr-15 19:05
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